Netflix: Turkish series ‘The Protector’ (Hakan: Muhafız) cast

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The Protector (Hakan: Muhafız) Series

Starring Çağatay Ulusoy, Ayça Ayşin Turan, Hazar Ergüçlü, Okan Yalabık, Burçin Terzioğlu, Yurdaer Okur, Engin Öztürk, Taner Ölmez, and Funda Eryiğit, “The Protector” is the first Turkish Netflix original series, filmed in Turkey. It is a Netflix production that falls under the genres of drama, fantasy, action, and science fiction.

The Protector (Hakan Muhafız) Turkish series
The Protector (Hakan Muhafız) Turkish series

The series made its debut on December 5, 2018, during a special event in Istanbul. The first season, consisting of 10 episodes, premiered on December 14, 2018, followed by the second season with 8 episodes on April 26, 2019, the third season with 7 episodes on March 6, 2020, and the fourth and final season on July 9, 2020. The series is an adaptation of Nilüfer İpek Gökdel’s novel “Karakalem” and “A Strange Tale of a Young Man.” Onur Güvenatam, Jason George, Özge Bağdatlıoğlu, and Binnur Karaevli served as executive producers.

The Protector (Hakan: Muhafız) Plot:

Hakan Demir, a shop owner in Istanbul, discovers his connection to an ancient secret order with the mission to protect the city after the murder of his adopted father Neşet. Embracing his family’s legacy as the Protector, Hakan must become a hero tasked with killing the Immortal and safeguarding the city from destruction. He seeks help from Kemal and his daughter Zeynep, members of the secret order known as the Loyal Ones.

Cast of The Protector (Hakan: Muhafız)

Çağatay Ulusoy - Gaddar

Çağatay Ulusoy (Hakan)

Hakan Demir, a Guardian with a secret mission to protect Istanbul. (4 seasons)

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Hazar Ergüçlü (Zeynep)

Zeynep, Hakan’s close friend, one of the Loyal Ones, and Hakan’s love interest. (4 seasons)


Ayça Ayşin Turan

Ayça Ayşin Turan (Leyla Sancak)

Faysal Erdem’s assistant. (Seasons 1-2)


Okan Yalabık

Okan Yalabık (Faysal)

Faysal Erdem, an Immortal disguised as a businessman. (4 seasons)


Burçin Terzioğlu

Burçin Terzioğlu (Rüya)

Rüya, Faysal’s lover, an Immortal. (Guest appearance in Season 1, recurring in Seasons 2-3, and a guest in Season 4)

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Yurdaer Okur (Kemal)

Kemal Erman, Zeynep’s father and one of the Loyal Ones. (Season 1)


Other Cast Members:

  • Engin Öztürk – Levent, Hakan’s brother. (Seasons 2-3)
  • Taner Ölmez – Burak, a determined young man helping Hakan create the antidote. (Seasons 3-4)
  • Funda Eryiğit – Nisan, a mysterious woman crossing paths with Hakan on his quest to save Istanbul. (Seasons 3-4)
  • Defne Kayalar (Episodes 1-2)
  • Suzan Bayraktar (Episodes 1-2)
  • Cankat Aydos (Episodes 1-2)
  • Memo (Episodes 1-2)
  • Mehmet Yılmaz Ak – Commissioner Tekin (Season 1 and Season 4, Episode 7)
  • Mehmet Kurtuluş – Mazhar Dragusha (Season 1)
  • Cihat Süvarioğlu – Yasin Karakaya (Season 1)
  • Erol Gedik – Murat (Season 1)
  • Selçuk Zurnazanlı – Selim (Season 1)
  • Helin Kandemir – Ceylan (Seasons 1-2)
  • Fatih Dönmez – Orkun (Season 2)
  • Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu – Emir (Season 1)
  • Saygın Soysal – Mergen (Season 2)
  • Çiğdem Selışık Onat – Azra (Season 2)
  • Ayse Melike Çerçi – Piraye (Season 2)
  • Kubilay Karslioglu – Serdar (Season 2)
  • Hakan Ummak – Can (Season 2)
  • Boran Kuzum – Okhan (Seasons 2 and 4)
  • Miray Daner – The Seer (Seasons 2-4)
  • Halit Özgür Sarı – Arif (Seasons 3-4)
  • İlayda Alişan – Aylin (Seasons 3-4)
  • Bige Önal – Berrin (Seasons 3-4)
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